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6TH CBR AFRICA CONFERENCE

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April
17

7th – 11th May 2018, Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia Theme: CBR for resilience building and sustainable development: Leave no one behind

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018

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April
3

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), celebrated each year on April 2, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. Autism is one of only three health issues to …

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2018 WORLD WATER DAY

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March
22

World Water Day, which falls on 22nd March of every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme is ‘Nature of Water’- exploring nature based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st …

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DISABILITY TERMINOLOGY

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February
22

Language shapes the way we view the world. The words we use influences community attitudes – both positively and negatively – and impacts on the lives of others. How we write and speak about people with disability can have a …

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SEXUAL ABUSE AND DISABILITY

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February
20

Cindy (*not her real name) is a young girl aged 13 years of garden compound in Lusaka with a disability. She has speech impairment and can’t walk properly. This little girl was sexually abused by her own father, who took …

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INSTITUTIONAL OBSTACLES TO DISABILITY

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February
20

Talakwanji (*not real name) is a twenty five years old female with a disability, which she acquired at the age of four. She started using a wheelchair in the year 2007 when she was fourteen years old. In 2012 while …

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